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2005-06-27 14:52:27

GAINESVILLE, Fla. - Whether mapping genes, probing elemental particles or monitoring global warming, more and more scientists rely on massive data vaults located at universities and institutions around the world. Now, researchers at 10 Florida universities have the infrastructure for a computer network that ensures that capability "“ one faster than any other education-based network in the Southeast and among the top in the nation in speed and capacity. Two and a half years in the...


Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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